Tucked into a small valley of South Mountain Park on the opposite side of Phoenix proper is a little known ruins site that has generated all sorts of urban myths. I think I uncovered the truth.
Wave Cave is one of the most photographed natural wonders in Arizona. Find out how to take your own wave cave pictures, get trailhead directions and a permit.
Intense sunshine and heat in Phoenix pose a unique challenge for gardeners trying to grow flowers and vegetables. One family has created a system for growing plants vertically on the block walls surrounding their property.
Arizona is reportedly home to more ancient dwellings and ruins sites than any other state in the U.S.. Thankfully many of them are preserved and protected on land managed by the National Parks Service. Others, like the Mindelff Cavates are preserved primarily due to their remote location.
No experience embodies the spirit of the American Southwest better than visiting a cliff dwelling formerly inhabit by native people. Few are as easily accessible or well preserved as the two at beautiful Tonto National Monument near Roosevelt, AZ.
At the World’s Smallest Museum in Superior, AZ you can view the world’s largest Apache Tear stone from one of the world’s largest copper mines.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum near Superior, AZ is a unique state park established with the mission of helping visitors discover the intricate beauty of desert plants from around the world.
Some think it’s a beautiful form of art. Others equate it to environmental vandalism. What do you think? Take the … More
Hayden Flour Mill attracted the town that became Tempe and gave Mill Avenue its name.
Unlike most office buildings in Arizona’s Valley of the Sun that tend to get super hot from intense sunlight beating … More
Stretching across the remote Burro Creek gorge along U.S. Highway 93 about 15 miles (24 kms) south of Wikieup, AZ … More
It’s called My Mystery Castle, although once you hear the story it’s not so mysterious. Boyce Gully built this native stone castle at … More